What choke and size shot for doves

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What choke and size shot for doves

Postby sadie10 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:03 pm

i am debating on the choke and size of shells i should you so what would you guys or girls perfer?? thanx.
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Postby gone winchester » Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:11 pm

6 or 7 1/2 shot/IC or Mod choke
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Postby CORam » Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:46 am

I use 7 1/2s with IC. It's deadly! I've found modified to be too much.
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Postby hunter20046667 » Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:14 am

well on opening day i have imp cyl in and after they wise up i will put in the mod and for those high flyers a full goes in . 6s 2 3/4 in .
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Postby ohsobad_hunter » Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:16 am

Fiocchi 1300 fps, 1 oz. #8 with IC choke. Works great!!!
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Postby arizonaduckhunter13 » Sat Sep 02, 2006 9:06 pm

71/2 heavy shot with a modified choke on my remington 870...always brings them down and doesnt mess them up to much
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Postby turkeyhuntinNC » Tue Sep 12, 2006 5:41 pm

i use 7 shot w/ modified choke
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Postby wood duck » Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:17 pm

full choke is the only thing in my gun no madder what im after 6 shot for doves this is all 3 inch 12 gauge
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Postby kevin kapke » Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:46 pm

7 1/2 size shot with a modified. Works great out of my stog 2k
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Postby wigeon1330 » Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:19 pm

7 1/2's through an improved cylinder. If shooting an O/U, definitely I.C. and Modified.
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Postby yellowlab » Fri Jan 26, 2007 9:37 am

aout the same as most.... 7 1/2 IC
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Postby muddydog » Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:39 pm

71/2 and imp. over water , mod for fields
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Postby fowl_wishes » Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:39 pm

8s w/ mod choke. works good for me ant any reasonable range
Shoot'em close. Less to pick.

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Postby stumpjumper » Sun Mar 04, 2007 6:07 am

Normaly 71/2 with an IC. When they start flying higher I change out to a MOD. Last year we hunted a BIG field with roughly 200 people, $20 a person and a 2 hour drive to get there. We ended up arriving a little late and the only spot left was inbetween two parties of Mexicans wearing blue jeans and t shirts. the birds either spotted them moving around and turned or Pedro and Speedy Gonzalos started skybusting. Luckly we still had our shooting box and changed out to XXFull turkey chokes. They were devistating. If they came in to close my daughter and nefhew took them. Pedro`s eyes lit up when I took the first one down at that altitude. :eek:

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Postby fowl_wishes » Sun Mar 04, 2007 9:37 am

Shoot'em close. Less to pick.

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Postby Breakfast Boy » Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:13 am

7 1/2's with an IC choke work great for me also. Could shoot my 20 gauge auto all day long at doves. Geez, is it September yet?!!!? :no:
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